Seventy-two journalists from 13 countries in Latin America participated in the global journalistic investigation known as the FinCEN Files, the latest transnational collaboration coordinated by ICIJ and BuzzFeed News.
The initiative, according to the organizers, is unprecedented in Ecuador and is inspired by similar initiatives in Latin America, such as Verificado in Mexico and Projeto Comprova in Brazil.
Bocado, which launched at the end of June, is a regional network of journalists with the objective of making investigative and in-depth articles about food in Latin America in Portuguese and Spanish.
Journalists from Spain, Mexico, Chile, and Argentina work together to start a Satirical International alliance. The opportunity came later with the pandemic and the wave of false news surrounding the new coronavirus.
The collaborative project Inumeráveis (Innumerable) can be summarized in a sentence: "There is no one who likes to be a number, people deserve to exist in prose.” The virtual memorial aims to tell the stories behind the COVID-19 numbers in Brazil, with profiles of the victims written by volunteers. "We wake up every day with a new […]
A group of Latin American journalists is investigating another topic of great urgency in Latin America that has not dissipated with the current pandemic: violence against environmental leaders on the continent.
About a month ago, journalists from 14 Latin American media outlets began planning a collaborative project to investigate issues related to the coronavirus pandemic. This is how Centinela Covid-19 emerged, bringing together organizations from 12 Latin American countries plus Univision Notícias, from the United States.
The current pandemic highlights the need for journalists to work together as the coronavirus, as well as disinformation surrounding it, crosses languages and borders.
To combat the disinformation that exists about the new coronavirus that has already spread to more than 160 countries, ICFJ has recently launched the Global Health Crisis Report Forum.
Comprova, a Brazilian collaborative project that brings together 24 media outlets in the country, started what it calls a special phase to verify information about the new coronavirus.